Images

The Images section features photographs, postcards, and different types of artwork, as well as reproductions of images that appeared in newspapers, magazines, and other publications. These images all reflect the Carlisle Indian School students, facilities, and staff. Images available here are drawn from files housed at the U. S. National Archives, from collections of Carlisle Indian School materials housed at various archival repositories, and from a variety of published sources. Visitors to this website are also invited to share copies of photographs from their own personal and family collections; please contact us if you have images you would like to contribute.

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Studio portrait of Ruth (Looking Woman), Hattie Long Wolf, Anna Laura, Grace Cook, and Stella Berht.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has six copies of this image: CS-CH-066, PA-CH1-023a, and 10-B-12.1-.4.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Sheldon Jackson (left), Harvey Townsend (center), and John Shields (right), all wearing native clothing. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of two men in native clothing, probably visiting chiefs, and a third wearing a suit. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of Hattie Long Wolf (Hattie Porcupine).

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of Ruth (Looking Woman), Hattie Long Wolf, Anna Laura, Grace Cook, and Stella Berht.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of Red Shirt, a Sioux chief.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of Joseph Wisecoby and Moses Nonway, both wearing school uniforms and holding hats.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of Anna Laura (Pretty Woman) wearing native dress. 

Note: This is an example of Choate taking a photograph of another photograph. Previous cataloging says she is wearing an elk-tooth dress, blanket, and dentalium shell earrings. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of Darlington wearing school uniform. 

Note: CCHS has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-032b and CS-CH-003.1-.2. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

A posed group of male students in the Carlisle Indian School tin shop with their instructor and Richard Henry Pratt. They are, from left to right: Charles Oheltoint, Richard Henry Pratt, Henry Roman Nose, Paul Black Bear, J.H. Curtain (instructor), Ernest, and Koba.

The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: CS-CH-097.1-.2.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Portrait of five Sioux chiefs posed with two white interpreters on the steps of the bandstand on the school grounds. The chiefs are Black Crow, Two Strike, White Thunder, Spotted Tail, and Iron Wing. The interpreters are Louis Robideau and Charles Tackett. 

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-076c and CS-CH-086. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Red Shirt, a Sioux chief.

The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-019c and CS-CH-108.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Cook and his daughter, student Grace Cook.

The handwritten caption reads: Cook - and. Daughter -

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-017b and CS-CH-045. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Studio portrait of David Blue Teeth (standing) and his sister Hope Blue Teeth (seated). David is wearing a school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Posed portrait of eight female students, presumably kitchen staff, and one staff member in the dining room with set tables.

Note: Three of these students are identified as Eva Pickard, Anna Laura, and Anna Raven.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Anna Laura (Pretty Woman) wearing native dress. 

There is a caption written by Mrs. Richard Henry Pratt: "She was given my name (Anna Laura) by her own request. Grand daughter of Spotted Tail, Chief, Sioux."

The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: 12-17-01, 12-17-01A, and PA-CH1-065b.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Marcus Poko (standing right) and Otto Wells [?], both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Big Bow, a Kiowa chief.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of Bob Tail and his son, Joseph Bobtail, who is wearing school uniform. There is an illegible handwritten caption along the side of the image.

Format: Glass Plate Negative

Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Studio portrait of White Man, an Apache chief, and Stumbling Bear, a Kiowa chief. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Sheldon Jackson (left), Harvey Townsend (center), and John Shields (right), all wearing native clothing.

The handwritten note reads: Pueblos   Harvey Townsend   Sheldon Jackson.

The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-19b, CS-CH-074, and 12-26-01.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

Studio portrait of Lucy Black Shortnose wearing a school-issued print dress.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Spotted Tail, a Sioux chief. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-018c and CS-CH-037a.1-.2. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of visiting chief Little Raven with his daughter, student Anna Raven. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

Studio portrait of Chief Big Horse and his son, Hubbell Big Horse. Chief Big Horse wears traditional clothes and Hubbell is in a school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society